Most CPU coolers can either be installed vertically or horizontally inside of a case, but what if I told you there’s a CPU cooler out there that is installed diagonally inside of the case? Then you’d be looking at the new Cooler Master X6 Elite which features an angled installation which Cooler Master claims to provide better cooling performance inside of the case. Read on further to see what else this cooler has in store and if it can keep up to par with other coolers.
When you are building a home theater PC or small form factor PC it is really hard to find a CPU cooler that will not only fit, but provide adequate cooling as well. We know Noctua for making extremely large CPU coolers, some of the largest air coolers that we have seen actually. Today we are checking out one of their latest CPU coolers the NH-L12. What is interesting about it is that it is a low-profile cooler made for home theater PC’s and smaller systems. Will this cooler still provide the great cooling power we are used to seeing with Noctua CPU coolers? Read on to find out!
If you have been following the air CPU cooling scene for the past few years you have probably heard of Noctua. They makes some of the largest air cooling solutions available for your CPU. While their CPU coolers may be large, they do get the job done that is for sure! I was quite surprised when Noctua told me about their latest CPU cooler, the NH-L12. The reason I was so surprised was because it is a low-profile cooler! Interested? Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
Today we are checking out one of Cooler Master’s latest CPU coolers the X6 Elite. This CPU cooler has a very unique design as the heatsink base and fins are angled for better airflow from the front intake fans on your case. The X6 Elite also features 6 large copper heatpipes, a 120mm intake fan and honeycomb-designed heatsink fins. The is a universal cooler so it will fit the latest Intel and AMD sockets including LGA 2011 and AMD’s F1. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video!
“Today we are going to look at the latest addition to their CPU cooler range, the Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro 2 which is a refreshed version of the existing Be Quiet! Dark Rock Pro which we reviewed here. This replaces the old model as the flagship of the Be Quiet! range with a few updates including an improved mounting system and larger fans.”
The Frio OCK is one of Thermaltake’s most popular CPU coolers. The CPU cooler features a dual-tower heatsink design with 6 copper heatpipes and a very large copper CPU block. It comes with a removable shroud that has 2 large 130mm cooling fans attached to it. The fans have a VR fan knob that allows you to adjust the fan speeds. The FRIO OCK is compatible with all Intel sockets up to 2011 and AMD up to AM3. If you bought this cooler before Intel’s 2011 socket was released they will send you the 2011 installation hardware for free. Many people own this CPU cooler and we have been asked many times about the installation of the CPU cooler. So we have decided to make a video showing you how to install the Frio OCK. Read on to check it out.
When it comes to CPU coolers there are some companies we know and trust and Zalman is one of them. We have been reviewing Zalman CPU coolers for quite sometime now and they always seem to impress us. Their radical designs, quality materials, ease of use and great performance make them one of the premier brands when it comes to CPU cooling. At CES this year we got a glimpse of Zalman’s largest CPU cooler to date the CNPS12X. This massive CPU cooler features three 120mm fans, a dual heatsink design and 6 copper heatpipes. Today we have the CNPS12X installed and ready to test, read on to see the results!
Today we are going to be unboxing one of largest Zalman CPU coolers we have seen and definitely the biggest CPU cooler of 2012! The CNPS12X is not only large it packs three 120mm fans, a direct-touch heatpipe design with 6 copper heatpipes and 2 large aluminum heatsink stacks. This CPU cooler is compatible with all current CPU’s including Intel’s new 2011 socket. All 3 fans run at a maximum of 1200RPM, so even though you have the 3 fans they will be pretty quiet. Read on to check out our unboxing and overview video.
Today we’ll be looking at a new Cooler Master CPU cooler, the Hyper 612 PWM. This cooler, which is yet to be available for purchase, offers a large heatsink, 6 copper heatpipes and a 120mm PWM fan for both silence and cooling. While its support for an additional fan may give you extra cooling, the cooler might not fit in all cases. Read on further to find out if this large cooler will work for you.
Tower coolers are becoming more and more popular due to their high powered cooling abilities, while horizontal coolers are becoming less prevalent. The reason being is they just don’t work as good as towered coolers. What if I told you there was a horizontal, low profile cooler that will not only fit over your RAM with high heat spreaders, but also provide decent cooling power. The Cooler Master Gemin II S524 is a CPU cooler that has all of that and more. Read on further to see what all it has in store.
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